Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) and University of Sufism and Modern Sciences, Bhittshah have agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to foster academic and research cooperation.

The MoU was signed by vice chancellors of both the universities at the main campus of SMIU on Wednesday. According to the MoU, both the institutions will establish academic linkage through exchange and cooperation in education and research through the mutual interest of their faculty members, students and research scholars.

Both the universities will also conduct research activities in the discipline of management sciences, social sciences and information technology. “The University of Sufism and Modern Sciences is one of the important universities of Pakistan,” commented SMIU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mujeebuddin Sahrai Memon. He said the university will progress more in the coming years. “We need such a university,” he said, adding that the MoU signed between both the universities will help each other to learn and progress.

Speaking on the occasion of the MoU signing ceremony, USMS Bhittshah Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Parveen Munshi said that the students from her university will an opportunity to interact with the students enrolled in the universities of Karachi city. “We focus on women’s education,” she said. She said that 40 percent of female students were enrolled in her university.

SMIU officials, including deans Dr. Syed Asif Ali, Dr. Jamshed Adil, Dr. Zahid Channar, Registrar Ghulam Mustafa Shaikh, Director ORIC Dr. Aamir Iqbal Umrani abd Advisor to VC Dr. Abdul Hafeez attended the MoU signing ceremony. Dr. Muhammad Sohaib Khan director USMS Bhittshah was also present.

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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